- Sep 9, 2015
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Grant Cruikshank, the son of Olympic speedskaters Bonnie Blair and David Cruikshank, has two years of college eligibility remaining.
Colorado College hockey captain Grant Cruikshank is transferring to the Gophers.
"Thanks to CC hockey for a memorable 3 years," Cruikshank wrote on Twitter on Monday. "I couldn't be more excited to announce I am transferring to Minnesota. I can't wait to get started!"
Cruikshank, a 5-11 forward from Delafield, Wis., is the son of Olympic speedskaters Bonnie Blair and David Cruikshank. Blair is among the most decorated Olympic athletes in U.S. history, winning five gold medals and a bronze.
Grant Cruikshank was a Hobey Baker nominee this past season. He led the Tigers with eight goals despite being limited to 16 games for a team that finished 4-17-2. He scored 11 goals in each of the two seasons before that and still has two years of eligibility remaining.